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Yucca baccata

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Yucca baccata (datil yucca or banana yucca) is a common species of yucca native to the deserts of the southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico, from southeastern California north to Utah, east to western Texas and south to Sonora and Chihuahua. [1]

40 relations: Agave, Agave utahensis, Arizona, Banana, California, Chihuahua (state), Chihuahuan Desert, Colombia, Colorado, Dehiscence (botany), Desert, Elevation, Flower, Fruit, Great Basin, Hybrid (biology), International Plant Names Index, John Torrey, Leaf, Mexico, Mojave Desert, Nevada, New Mexico, Pediocactus, Pinus ponderosa, Pinyon pine, Rocky Mountains, Sagebrush, Sclerocactus, Sonora, Sonoran Desert, Southern Paiute, Southwestern United States, Texas, Utah, William H. Emory, Yucca, Yucca brevifolia, Yucca faxoniana, Yucca schidigera.


Agave is a genus of monocots native to the hot and arid regions of Mexico and the Southwestern United States.

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Agave utahensis

Agave utahensis is a species of agave known by the common name Utah agave.

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Arizona (Hoozdo Hahoodzo; Alĭ ṣonak) is a U.S. state in the southwestern region of the United States.

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A banana is an edible fruit – botanically a berry – produced by several kinds of large herbaceous flowering plants in the genus Musa.

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California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.

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Chihuahua (state)

Chihuahua, officially the Free and Sovereign State of Chihuahua (Estado Libre y Soberano de Chihuahua), is one of the 32 states of Mexico.

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Chihuahuan Desert

The Chihuahuan Desert is a desert and ecoregion designation covering parts of Mexico and the United States.

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Colombia, officially the Republic of Colombia, is a sovereign state largely situated in the northwest of South America, with territories in Central America.

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Colorado is a state of the United States encompassing most of the southern Rocky Mountains as well as the northeastern portion of the Colorado Plateau and the western edge of the Great Plains.

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Dehiscence (botany)

Dehiscence is the splitting along a built-in line of weakness in a plant structure in order to release its contents, and is common among fruits, anthers and sporangia.

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A desert is a barren area of landscape where little precipitation occurs and consequently living conditions are hostile for plant and animal life.

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The elevation of a geographic location is its height above or below a fixed reference point, most commonly a reference geoid, a mathematical model of the Earth's sea level as an equipotential gravitational surface (see Geodetic datum § Vertical datum).

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A flower, sometimes known as a bloom or blossom, is the reproductive structure found in flowering plants (plants of the division Magnoliophyta, also called angiosperms).

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In botany, a fruit is the seed-bearing structure in flowering plants (also known as angiosperms) formed from the ovary after flowering.

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Great Basin

The Great Basin is the largest area of contiguous endorheic watersheds in North America.

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Hybrid (biology)

In biology, a hybrid, or crossbreed, is the result of combining the qualities of two organisms of different breeds, varieties, species or genera through sexual reproduction.

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International Plant Names Index

The International Plant Names Index (IPNI) describes itself as "a database of the names and associated basic bibliographical details of seed plants, ferns and lycophytes." Coverage of plant names is best at the rank of species and genus.

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John Torrey

John Torrey (August 15, 1796 – March 10, 1873) was an American botanist, chemist, and physician.

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A leaf is an organ of a vascular plant and is the principal lateral appendage of the stem.

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Mexico (México; Mēxihco), officially called the United Mexican States (Estados Unidos Mexicanos) is a federal republic in the southern portion of North America.

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Mojave Desert

The Mojave Desert is an arid rain-shadow desert and the driest desert in North America.

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Nevada (see pronunciations) is a state in the Western, Mountain West, and Southwestern regions of the United States of America.

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New Mexico

New Mexico (Nuevo México, Yootó Hahoodzo) is a state in the Southwestern Region of the United States of America.

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Pediocactus (Greek: πεδίον (pedion) means "plain", "flat", "field") is a genus of cacti.

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Pinus ponderosa

Pinus ponderosa, commonly known as the ponderosa pine, bull pine, blackjack pine, or western yellow-pine, is a very large pine tree species of variable habitat native to the western United States and Canada.

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Pinyon pine

The pinyon or piñon pine group grows in the southwestern United States, especially in New Mexico, Arizona, and Utah.

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Rocky Mountains

The Rocky Mountains, also known as the Rockies, are a major mountain range in western North America.

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Sagebrush is the common name of several woody and herbaceus species of plants in the genus Artemisia.

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Sclerocactus ("hard cactus", from Greek; refers to the hard, dry fruit) is a genus of cacti.

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Sonora, officially the Free and Sovereign State of Sonora (Estado Libre y Soberano de Sonora), is one of 31 states that, with Mexico City, comprise the 32 federal entities of United Mexican States.

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Sonoran Desert

The Sonoran Desert is a North American desert which covers large parts of the Southwestern United States in Arizona and California and of Northwestern Mexico in Sonora, Baja California, and Baja California Sur.

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Southern Paiute

Southern Paiute is a tribe of Native Americans that have lived in the Colorado River basin of southern Nevada, northern Arizona, and southern Utah.

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Southwestern United States

The Southwestern United States (Suroeste de Estados Unidos; also known as the American Southwest) is the informal name for a region of the western United States.

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Texas (Texas or Tejas) is the second largest state in the United States by both area and population.

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Utah is a state in the western United States.

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William H. Emory

William Hemsley Emory (September 7, 1811 – December 1, 1887) was a prominent American surveyor and civil engineer in the 19th century.

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Yucca is a genus of perennial shrubs and trees in the family Asparagaceae, subfamily Agavoideae.

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Yucca brevifolia

Yucca brevifolia is a plant species belonging to the genus Yucca.

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Yucca faxoniana

Yucca faxoniana is a bladed evergreen shrub of the genus Yucca.

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Yucca schidigera

Yucca schidigera, also known as the Mojave yucca or Spanish dagger, is a flowering plant that is native to the Mojave Desert, Chihuahuan Desert and Sonoran Desert of southeastern California, Baja California, New Mexico, southern Nevada and Arizona.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yucca_baccata

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